Monthly Archives: December 2012

The Pride and Sorrow of Chess

The problem with getting more practice at chess is that many find the game so intimidating, the only ones who will agree to play with you are usually already quite good at it. It was during one such attempt of … Continue reading

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Milneburg: Camps, Jazz, and a Landlocked Lighthouse

We’re keeping things lakeside for the time being here at Lagniappe and Other Essentials. Maybe it’s the winter weather up in my neck of the woods, but I’ve found myself daydreaming lately about watching a spectacular Lake Pontchartrain sunset on … Continue reading

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